One day in Glasgow: the best things to do (2023)
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One day in Glasgow: the best things to do (2023)

As Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow has much to see and do. There are many architectural landmarks, green open spaces, world-class museums, fabulous restaurants and tea rooms, and a famous river to stroll along. It’s the perfect place for a short break, but if you’re visiting other places in Scotland and only have one day in…

2 days in Bologna: an itinerary for your short break
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2 days in Bologna: an itinerary for your short break

Bologna is one city you should definitely put on your list of Italian destinations. With its distinctive red roofs, elegant porticoes, and two leaning towers, not to mention an unrivalled foodie experience (which is really saying something in a country renowned for its superb cuisine), Bologna is a city that never fails to impress.   This…

2 days in Venice: the top things to put on your itinerary
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2 days in Venice: the top things to put on your itinerary

One of the most romantic cities in the world, Venice never seems to age. Riding high on the list of Italian tourist destinations, the city is packed full of architectural, artistic, culinary, and cultural delights. It’s a city of canals, so is famous for its bridges and gondolas, waterside basilicas and bell towers, fine mansions…

Day trips from Bristol: 16 top ideas for your day out 
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Day trips from Bristol: 16 top ideas for your day out 

If you’re looking for ideas for day trips from Bristol, this post will help! With its location in south west England, there are countless destinations just a stone’s throw away from Bristol. There’s glorious countryside with historic sites and quaint villages, nature reserves, seaside resorts, fascinating geological structures, as well as bustling cities full of…

One day in Lausanne: the top things to do
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One day in Lausanne: the top things to do

Lausanne is Switzerland’s fourth largest city, situated in the French-speaking western part of the country. It’s a beautiful city that is split between an old town on a hill and a picturesque lakeside resort on the shores of Lake Geneva. When considering a trip to Switzerland, you might be tempted to visit the main cities…

Days out in Essex: 13 of the best places to put on your list
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Days out in Essex: 13 of the best places to put on your list

No matter what type of day out you are looking for, the county of Essex to the east of London has something to offer everyone. Whether you love historic sites or nature reserves, quaint market towns, or seaside resorts, there’s something for everyone in Essex and plenty of fun things to do. This post outlines…

One day in Brussels: the top things to put on your itinerary (2023)
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One day in Brussels: the top things to put on your itinerary (2023)

Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is a fabulous place for a day trip or a short break and is one of the top European destinations to visit. It’s a beautiful city, with an elegant central square, fascinating historic sites and landmarks, a grand palace, leafy parks, and an excellent choice of museums. If you’re wondering…

Visiting Versailles: A day trip to Versailles from Paris (2022)
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Visiting Versailles: A day trip to Versailles from Paris (2022)

The Palace of Versailles is a grand royal palace near Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it is a massive residence (there are 2,300 rooms here!) with beautiful gardens set in extensive grounds that span over 63,000 square metres. It’s only around 12 miles from the French capital, so is easy to do as…

The best things to do in Weymouth, Dorset
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The best things to do in Weymouth, Dorset

Weymouth is a pretty seaside town located on the south west coast of England in Dorset. With a long sandy beach, picturesque historic harbour, naval fort, and 350-acre country park, there’s plenty of things to do in Weymouth. Add to this its proximity to UNESCO World Heritage sites and the beautiful scenery along the Jurassic…